Technical Author (Maritime) - Remote Working

Reference

HAL/AR/058735

Sector

Engineering

Salary

£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum

Town/City

London

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

01/08/2022

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Technical Author (Maritime) - UK Remote working

Salary:  £30k - £35k (flexibility for the right candidate) + Pension + Flexible Working Hours + Family Events  Perkbox + Childcare Vouchers + cycle to work scheme + Career Progression

The Client:

Our client is a leading supplier of Technical Authoring, Training, NATO Codification, Inventory Optimisation, Obsolescence Management and Integrated Logistic Support services to government, industry and commercial clients throughout UK and Europe. Their unrivalled track record spans over many years, providing a unique mix of capabilities which make them a provider of choice to many organisations.

They are looking for Technical Authors to work on the Maritime programmes. Our client is working with their client on a pathfinder programme under the National Shipbuilding Strategy to develop the Technical Publications for the Royal Navy’s future Type 31 Frigate. They also support their client in providing in-service Technical Publications support to the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carriers and Type 45 Destroyers. The role will predominately be remote working with occasional visits to the client’s site. 

The Role:

 

  • Technical Authors report to the project Technical Publications Manager and be responsible for:
  • Interrogating project databases, registers and repositories for source data in order to produce or assess the impact to technical publications.
  • Producing technical documentation in accordance with customer specifications including  amendments and production of new technical publications including but not limited to Data Modules, OEM manuals, illustrations and schematics and Vessel Operating Manuals.
  • Delivering draft technical publications for engineering governance, within agreed timescales and to agreed company and customer acceptable quality standard
  • Provide regular updates on the progress of all technical publication tasks as required
  • Performing allied duties as required by the Technical Publications Manager.

 

Essential requirements:

 

  • At least 2 years as a Technical Author
  • Authoring of descriptive and procedural data modules in S1000D standard
  • Authoring of illustrated parts catalogue (Desirable)
  • Creation and updating DMRL (Desirable)
  • Knowledge on XML/SGML authoring tool
  • Knowledge on use and build of IETP using Trilogi build (Desirable)
  • Experience of using a Common Source Data Base (CSDB)
  • Logistic Support Analysis Record (LSAR) knowledge
  • Experience of Ships systems and technical publications (desirable)
  • Excellent IT skills with expert knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook

 

This is an exciting opportunity a highly successful business with good career progression as they continue on an impressive growth path. 

Our clients’ customers demand confidentiality and discretion. You will require the right to work in the UK.  The successful candidate will also need to be cleared to SC level security clearance.

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